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- Part-Time Victim Services Worker
- Agency / Organization
- Men's Trauma Centre
- Contact name
- Paula Greene
- Executive Director
- 102-1022 Pandora Ave
- British Columbia
- Postal Code
- V8V 3P5
- Reports to: Executive Director
Salary Range: $22.00 – $25.00 per hour (dependent on experience)
Hours: - 14 hours per week (Job share)
Start Date: March 19th, 2018.
Closing date for applications: Send you resume and cover letter, NO LATER THAN FRIDAY 26TH JAN at 4pm, to Paula Greene Executive Director; email@example.com/250.381.6367.
Education and Skills
• Has experience of working with men. Shows an understanding of the particular issues that male survivors of trauma and childhood abuse face. Understands how current and historic trauma impacts survivors.
• Is committed to reflecting on their work using supervision and case consultation.
• Able to work in a demanding and sometimes stressful environment.
• Able to work well as part of a team but also able to self-motivate and self-manage.
• Qualification (Diploma or degree) in a related human/social service field. Professional training and experience.
• Two years recent related experience. Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Provides support services, practical assistance, information and referrals to adult male clients or anyone who identifies as male who have been a victim of current or historic trauma.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Arranges and conducts client intakes, provides information over the phone and responds to email requests for information and services. Provide intake services at William Head Institution.
• Provides short term emotional and practical support to clients who have experienced trauma through active listening, debriefing and validating clients’ emotions. Provides information and support to family members of trauma survivors.
• Assesses clients’ need for other services and provides them with information on helping organizations and professionals such as community service agencies, counsellors, legal aid lawyers, physicians and mental health services. Recommends appropriate services to clients. Makes referrals (internally or externally) as appropriate.
• Supports clients’ interests and rights by performing duties such as liaising for clients with the police and Crown Counsel, obtaining information about clients’ cases including case status and hearing dates.
• Provides court support services such as explaining court processes and trial procedures and providing court orientation and information on court preparation.
• Assists clients in completing Funding and/or legal forms such as Crime Victim Assistance Program and Victim Impact Statements.
• Participates in public education and outreach to raise awareness of male survivors of trauma including sexual assault and childhood abuse. Supports education to other agencies around working with male survivors of childhood abuse.
• Consults and liaises with community service agencies to maintain up-to-date information on available resources and develop community relations.
• Maintains statistics, provides reports and attends Victim Services related meetings as required by the agency and the Ministry of Public Safety and Attorney General; Victim Services and Crime Prevention Department.
• Manage all admin tasks related to the role; file and case management, answers phones when needed.
• Attends supervision and case consultation on a monthly basis.
• Performs other related duties as required by the Executive Director
Willing to get a current Criminal Record Check.
Owns or has access to a vehicle.
- (250) 381-6367
- Closing Date